The Government of Japan has provided US$2 million dollars to enhance Dominica’s capacity to respond to climate change.

The grant aid assistance under the Japanese Economic and Social Development Program was signed between the Government of Dominica and the Government of Japan this morning.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Francine Baron says Japan has been one of the Caribbean’s main bilateral partners in the area of disaster risk reduction.


Ambassador of Japan to the Commonwealth of Dominica His Excellency Mitsuhiko Okada says Japan recognizes the vulnerability of Small Island Developing States.